The Soles4Souls Blog


Rockstar Donors: Our Travelers!

Today, we want to give a special “rockstar donor” mention to our travel participants! They offer their time and service while adventurously journeying to foreign countries with our travel coordinators. They sacrifice time at work, school and with their families so that they can serve others. They give their love, (Continue reading…)

Stay Curious…

Stay Curious...

Today’s post is from Soles4Souls’ CEO, Buddy Teaster I’m a huge fan of James Altucher’s blog.  He writes with an honesty and candor that delights, provokes and sometimes scares me.  He is willing to talk about anything, examining what makes him tick in a fearless way.  His recent post, titled (Continue reading…)

Modern Kids Design & Earth Day

Modern Kids Design & Earth Day

We have some exciting news! We’ve partnered with Modern Kids Design, an online retailer featuring a range of beautifully designed natural and earth-friendly products for kids. It’s mission is to raise awareness of environmental issues through design, and it is driven by a set of core values: to offer earth-friendly (Continue reading…)

“Do it for the Love”

"Do it for the Love"

Sara Peters is proud to be a Clarksville, Ohio native and mother to a beautiful 16-month-old named Brycen. Her own personal mission is to continually help others in any way that she can. So when she saw Michael Franti & Spearhead perform at a music festival in 2010 and heard (Continue reading…)

Share a Meal, Don’t Serve a Meal

Share a Meal, Don't Serve a Meal

Today’s post is from Soles4Souls’ CEO, Buddy Teaster: Last week I had the very cool opportunity to join the Nashville Chamber on its Leadership Study Mission 2014 to Vancouver, British Colombia.  Each year the chamber chooses one city to visit to see what Nashville could learn about a few key (Continue reading…)

Introducing: Meredith Hager

Introducing: Meredith Hager

Today, we introduce you to Meredith Hager! She is a newer addition to our team and is overseeing civic group and scholastic shoe drives. She works with Girl Scouts, Boys Scouts, community groups and any schools that want to host shoe drives. We absolutely love having her here in our (Continue reading…)

NJ: From Police Officers to Students

NJ: From Police Officers to Students

In October 2012, disaster rolled in off the coast of New Jersey. A larger than life storm struck New Jersey and New York residents and left them without adequate shelter, food and other necessities. Hurricane Sandy devastated part of the North East, leaving residents without power for an extensive period (Continue reading…)

Rockstar Donor: Kelly Pittman

Rockstar Donor: Kelly Pittman

Meet Kelly Pittman: She’s a sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a contestant in the Miss North Carolina pageant. She chose Soles4Souls as her pageant platform for 2014. We’re so excited for this partnership! Kelly set a goal to collect 75 pairs of shoes. She quickly (Continue reading…)

We’re a “Best Nonprofit to Work for in 2014″

We're a "Best Nonprofit to Work for in 2014"

Soles4Souls has just been named one of the “Best Nonprofits to Work For” by the prestigious NonProfit Times. What an honor! The NonProfit Times explains their selection process: The assessment process was managed for The NonProfit Times by Best Companies Group (BCG) in Harrisburg, Pa., an independent workplace research firm specializing in (Continue reading…)

Exposed Roots

Exposed Roots

Today’s post is from Maggi Thorne, Mrs. Great Plains International 2014 and Soles4Souls’ spokesperson. She traveled to Honduras with us last month. Read on as she recounts just part of her journey there: After traveling to TeleProgreso, we went to the seaside village of Barravieja, in northern Honduras. Most might call (Continue reading…)